Ginger Sesame Dressing & Sauce

by | Nov 22, 2018 | Dips & Sauces, Salads

This Ginger Sesame Dressing is one that I make almost weekly. It jazzes up any salad, 30-minute stir fry, or spring roll for a quick weeknight meal, lunch, or snack.

I am obsessed with toasted sesame oil. It has such an amazing flavour and even better when you use it to make this Ginger Sesame dressing!

This dressing recipe is not just a recipe, it’s the recipe. The recipe I almost always use when I make chicken and veggie stir fry’s, noodle bowls, or my Veggie Spring Rolls. Drizzle a stir fry with this dressing plus a sprinkle of sesame seeds, cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lime, and you’ve got a dish that absolutely bursts with flavour.

You can use soy sauce or coconut aminos in this recipe. If you’re gluten-free, make sure to use tamari as it’s free of wheat and gluten. Coconut aminos is a delicious soy-free option for those of you who haven’t heard of or tried it before. I love using it!

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Ginger Sesame Dressing

A rich and creamy dressing or sauce that drizzles beautifully on top of stir fry’s and noodle bowls.

Course Dips & Sauces
Cuisine Chinese, Japanese
Prep Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup toasted sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1-2 tsp ginger powder (or freshly minced)
  • 4 tbsp unsweetened nut butter (sunflower seed, almond or peanut) *optional but very recommended!

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to bowl and whisk thoroughly until creamy and smooth.

  2. Store in airtight container for about 2 weeks in refrigerator.

Looking for some more dressings? Give these a try:

Did you try this Ginger Sesame Dressing?! I’d love to hear how you liked it! Leave me a comment below or tag me on Instagram @meghanlivingstone.

by Meghan Livingstone

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4 Comments

  1. Lesley

    5 stars
    I’m making this weekly now too. It’s a great dressing, dip, stir fry sauce, and sometimes I just eat it with a spoon. ;P

    Reply
    • Meghan

      I’m the same way!! Haha I can easily just eat it with a spoon… đŸ˜›

      Reply
  2. Mia

    Can I add tahini instead of the nut butter and sesame oil?

    Reply
    • Meghan

      Hey Mia! It will change the flavour but you could use tahini if you’d like to!

      Reply

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MEGHAN LIVINGSTONE, CNP

Hi, I’m Meghan. I’m a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, blogger, and YouTuber with a passion for healthy, simple living. I’m here to inspire you to listen to your body, eat mindfully and wholesomely, and create a fulfilling life that’s completely unique to you.

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